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"Mar" is a noun which is often translated as "sea", and "tabla de windsurf" is a noun which is often translated as "windsurfer". Learn more about the difference between "mar" and "tabla de windsurf" below.
el mar, la mar(
mahr
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (body of water)
a. sea
El agua del mar Caribe es de un color turquesa vivo.The water of the Caribbean Sea is a bright turquoise color.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(abundance)
a. world
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Siempre ha habido un mar de diferencia entre nosotros.There's always been a world of difference between us.
b. wave
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Cuando entré en la cocina, me abofeteó un mar de olores deliciosos.When I went into the kitchen, I was hit by a wave of delicious smells.
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tabla de windsurf(
tah
-
blah
 
deh
 
ween
-
sehrf
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (sports)
a. windsurfer
Si eres un principiante, te aconsejamos comprar una tabla de windsurf de gran volumen.If you're a beginner, we advise you to buy a high volume windsurfer.
b. windsurf board
En la playa alquilan tablas de windsurf, botes de pedales y kayaks.They hire windsurf boards, pedalos, and kayaks on the beach.
c. windsurfing board
La tabla de windsurf estaba resbaladiza debido a la crema solar, y no conseguía ponerme de pie.The windsurfing board was slippery due to the sun cream, and I wasn't able to stand on it.
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